The Research & Development Corporation is pouring $2.2 million in five commercial projects supporting sensor-related technology in Newfoundland and Labrador.
The announcement was made by Christopher Mitchelmore, minister responsible for the Research & Development Corporation, on Wednesday in St. John's.
The total cost of the projects is $7.5 million, which will include funding from the private sector and other funding agencies.
Sensor-related technology, such as radar, acoustics, optics, sonar and signal processing that can be exported around the world.
The following programs will be funded, in part, by the province:
- Enhanced Asset Integrity Assessment through Live 3D Reconstruction, Inspection and Simulation: Whitecap Scientific Corporation
- KATFISH: Development of Kraken Active Tow Fish for Ultra-High Resolution Seabed Survey: Kraken Sonar Systems Inc.
- Remote and Controls for Controllable Trawl Doors: Notus Electronics
- Integrated Remote Sensing for Mapping, Monitoring and Inspection: Approach Geomatics (RIS)
- Vegetation Clearing Quality Control Using Unmanned Aerial Systems: Sikumiut Environmental Management Ltd.